Review of Related Literature
1.1 Related Literature
According to www.essentialoilexperts.com ,the effectiveness of the mixture basil, peppermint, and helichrysum essential oil on mental exhaustion and ‘bomout’ due to work or stressful conditions. Using a personal aromatherapy inhaler, test subjects were randomized into a control group which used rose water, or the experimental group. This basil plant has it’s aroma that can relax our mind by smelling it.
According to HYPERLINK “http://www.wellnessmama.com” www.wellnessmama.com , Basil Leaves will help to alleviate coughing and colds. People chewfresh to calm coughing or making a calming tea of dried basil to help sooth illness. Ancient people had they own way to heal flu by boiling the basil leaves then they will drink it.
If you are working outside and get bitten or stung by an insect and you don’t have any Plantain Growing nearby, chewing up basil leaf and applying to the bite will help you to relieve the pain and draw out the venom. Old people in our society use it to heal by chewing it to produce basil oil.
According to HYPERLINK “http://www.gyanunlimited.com” www.gyanunlimited.com , basil leaves is amazing to our skin beauty. It is a useful remedy for multiple skin problems and condition. Basil leaves can heal your acne and pimple. If you want flawless , blemish and Acne free, use basil leaves.
According to www.draxe.com , Herbs like basil contain essential oil compounds because these help the plant defend itself from predators like bugs, rodents and strains of bacteria in the soil.
1.2 Definitions of Terms
a. Repellent – able to repel a particular thing impervious to a particular substance.
b. Phytophagous – Feeding on Plants.
c. Eosinophilic – refers to the straining of certain tissues cells or organelles after they have been washed with eosin, a dye.
d. Radioprotective – serving to protect or aiding in protecting against the injurious effect of radiations.